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Old 05-12-2009, 07:14 AM   #1
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Hi, I am new to jeep's and am wondering if my suspension lift is ok. The front suspension just has longer front shackles to give it lift. But the back is what I'm concerned about. In the back the previous owner cut the end of a leaf off and bolted it to the bottom of the frame and attached the shackles to the leaf. I was just wondering if this is a popular thing to do and if it will be safe to drive on the road?
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Old 05-12-2009, 06:07 PM   #2
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Huh, sounds wierd

I don't know about the rest of the folks on here, but that sounds unsafe to me. Reason, no flex in rear where the shackle would be. If it got in a bind, might snap off, or at least thats my thought. I could be dead wrong

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Old 05-12-2009, 09:27 PM   #3
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post a pic, sounds like a buggy spring. not safe on the street. but lets see some pics to be sure.

my other concern is how big is the front shackles?
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Thats what I was afraid of. The front shackles are taller than stock so I might just end up getting taller shackles for the rear and put them on.
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RE: 95 suspension

Here is a pic of the rear suspension setup.
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ya, not so great for a driver. the shackle belongs in the hole right above it.

if you drive it often, i'd take the buggy spring out, and put the shackle where it belongs. and start over, besides, those springs are sagging pretty bad.
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thats pretty cool! Maybe ill do the buggy spring mod... no i wont
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they're ok off road only, i still wouldn't do it. but they produce a lot of downward suspension travel.

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